EAST ALTON – The East Alton Village Board passed the following on Tuesday, March 4.
- Appointing Adam LeGette as a paid on-call firefighter for the East Alton Fire Department. The department has 11 paid on-call firefighters who all make $10 per hour.
- Authorizing the use of motor fuel tax funds to make improvements to Berkshire Boulevard from Wood River Avenue to East Main Street. The improvements will cost an estimated $1,537.50.
- Allowing the Recreation Department supervisor to apply for Park Commission funds in the amount of $25,204 from Madison County. The funds requested will go toward renovating VanPreter Park at 500 Playground Court. Such renovation purchases include a portable pitcher’s mound, eight portable steel-coated mobile picnic tables and a chain link back stop fencing.
- Proclaiming Saturday, May 17, as the fourth annual Kids to Parks Day, a movement launched by National Park Trust to encourage children and families to get outside and visit America’s parks.